Policy

DairyCast Update for May 24, 2012, Do We Have A Secure Milk Supply?

Foot and Mouth Disease presents special problems for the dairy industry which are reason for special planning, like the Secure Milk Supply Project. Dr. Pam Hullinger, University of California-Davis, shares this update with attendees at the National Institute for Animal Agriculture annual meeting. Dr. Hullinger's full presentation along with many others from this important industry meeting are available online at TruffleMedia.com.

Are the right people at the Table?

Food Plate Tectonics: Thriving on the fault line Matt Sutton-Vermeulen, Unison Resource Company, states that everyone needs to be around the table when discussing "economically viable, environmental sustainable, and social responsible food"
So who's sitting around the table?
From the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

Who Will Be At The Animal Ag Stakeholders Summit?

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The Animal Agriculture Alliance will host its tenth annual Stakeholders Summit May 5-6, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia. The Summit will bring together food and farm industry leaders to reflect on the challenges of the past decade and new opportunities to strengthen agriculture advocacy efforts in the future. Jason Shoultz, Senator Tom Carlson, Frank Luntz, Andy Dietrick, Debbie Lyons-Blythe, and Teresa Platt are some of the key speakers at the Summit.

DairyCast 0190 for September 5 2008

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  • Jim Wiesemeyer, Informa Economics,shares his thoughts on the current politcal climate. 

DairyCast 0179 for July 29 2008

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  • Dr. Ray Nebel, President of the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council, draws attention to their work and an upcoming event.
  • What implication does the new farm bill have for your operation? Brad Luben, Public Policy Extension Specialist at the University of Nebraska, explains. 

DairyCast 0178 for July 25 2008

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  • Part II: Highlighting the recent Joint Dairy and Beef Symposium at the Cattle Industry Summer Conference. Mary Young, NCBA, and Ann Marie Krautheim, DMI, discuss the Nutrient Rich Foods Coalition. 

DairyCast 0177 for July 22 2008

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  • Special Program: Highlighting the recent Joint Dairy and Beef Symposium at the Cattle Industry Summer Conference. Mary Young, NCBA, and Ann Marie Krautheim, DMI, highlight the Nutrient Rich Foods Coalition. 

DairyCast 0104 for October 19 2007

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  • This Week in Review: Farm Bill Debate and Export Markets
  • How your operation can benefit from Carbon Credits
  • Developing a strong relationship with your vet 
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